Call to revisit Bill imposing heavier fines for Covid-19 offences


PETALING JAYA: A group of nine associations representing the retail, trade and real estate sectors wants the government to revisit the drastically heavier penalties proposed under amendments to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act.

In a joint statement yesterday, the group that includes major retail, real estates and shopping mall groups, expressed relief with regards to withholding of the Bill for further review before its re-tabling in the next Parliament session.

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